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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees has decided to move its graduation ceremonies outside to Legacy Stadium. The graduations had previously been scheduled to be held inside at the Merrell Center, the traditional location for commencement exercis…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Some people believed Kyle Wakefield would never graduate from high school because he has autism, but he proved them wrong. Not only did he graduate from Taylor High School, he had a 3.40 grade point average and is headed to the University of Mississippi in the fall.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees confirmed the appointment of two new leaders for Shafer and Bear Creek elementary schools on Tuesday night. Stephanie McElroy has been named the principal of Bear Creek Elementary, and Shannon Smith was announ…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy's Wildcatter Saloon is hosting proms, or end of the year celebrations for seven area high schools. Four of the seven are not schools in the Katy Independent School District. Owner Justin Whitfield says he never intended to exclude Katy schools and now he's go…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Free meal services for all Katy children ages 0-18 will extend throughout the summer according to an announcement made by the Katy Independent School District on Saturday. However, there are modifications to distribution locations. The sites at Cinco Ranch High Sc…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - There will be no proms this year at Katy ISD. The district's decision came after it became apparent that Gov. Abbott's most recent guidelines for COVID-19 simply would not permit proms to take place. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy of Katy, and its senior class, are preparing for a June 27th graduation ceremony. This will be the school's third graduating high class. 

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend) – The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced the 2020 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners, and five Fort Bend ISD students are included among the honorees. The students were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstan…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District has served 766,453 meals to kids, 0 to 18 years of age since March 16, 2020.  The District will be extending its curbside Grab and Go meal service throughout the summer with some modifications to distribution sites, effective May 26.

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) – Houston Community College has hired Remmele Young as vice chancellor of public Information, communications and external affairs. This new position at HCC is part of the college’s ongoing strategic transformation plan. 

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CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy is announcing that Isabella Birsinger is the class of 2020 Aristoi Award Winner. Aristoi Classical Academy is located in the City of Katy.Selected by faculty and administration, the Aristoi Award recognizes a virtuous young man or…

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FULSHEAR (Covering Katy News) - Leaman Junior High eighth grader Sajid Fahmid has qualified for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Although the national event is canceled this year, the Leaman staff still found a way to celebrate Sajid's major accomplishment by placing a large lawn sign at h…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy ISD has released the class photos from all eight of its high schools. We have placed the photo of Paetow High School's class of 2020 as our featured image because it is the first class to graduate from Katy's newest high school.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD has announced the top two students from each high school who are ranked highest academically in their respective graduating classes. Many of these students are now moving on to renowned colleges and universities throughout the nation.

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FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Fort Bend News) - To continue supporting Fort Bend ISD families, the Fort Bend ISD’S Collaborative Communities Department will be distributing food in partnership with the Houston Food Bank throughout the month of May at Dulles High School (550 Dulles Ave, Sugar La…

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WALLER COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy News) - Activities for Royal Independent School District seniors begin this week with cap and gown, and senior gifts distribution.  The event will take place at Royal High School on Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. It's requested that everyone stay in their cars and…

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VICTORIA/KATY (Covering Katy News) - A recently formed University of Houston-Victoria task force is planning how the university will reopen its campus for the fall semester after offering online classes during the spring and summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. UHV has a campus in Katy. 

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Online virtual learning has become the norm in public education during the COVID-19 pandemic and now the Katy Independent School District is also going virtual with its job fair.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Two Katy ISD principals are taking the next step in their professional careers and will move into new leadership positions for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic school year. During Monday night's Katy ISD Board of Trustees meeting, Dr. Ann Lalime was named the new p…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) – Online learning can be a struggle when families do not have the needed technology and internet resources. The Katy Independent School District transitioned to online learning on Monday, March 23. Now, Katy ISD is providing devices as well as options for free or lo…

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Following the orders of Gov. Greg Abbott, the Katy Independent School District is reopening its outdoor playgrounds, tracks, tennis courts, and basketball courts on Monday.  

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - It's been a busy time with President Donald Trump and Governor Greg Abbott issuing various orders concerning COVID-19. Friday afternoon Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Ken Gregorski provided the community with an update from the district. That …

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ROSENBERG (Covering Fort Bend News) - The Lamar Consolidated School District is stressing that online instruction will continue even though Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered Texas Schools to keep the doors locked for the remainder of the school year. 

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AUSTIN (Covering Katy News) - Gov. Greg Abbott announced Friday that he signed an executive order that will keep all schools in Texas closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year. The executive order includes public, private, and higher education institutions. 

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FORT BEND ISD (April 14, 2020) – Fort Bend ISD will hold its seventh annual All Star Talent Draft in a virtual format this month, as it continues to prepare for the 2020-21 school year. 

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HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Parents who are looking for entertaining learning experiences for their kids during COVID-19 are getting help from the Houston Zoo. The zoo has been closed during the COVID-19 crisis but employees have taken to the internet to inform and entertain.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - Proms at the Katy Independent School District have been rescheduled from May to June at the Merrell Center.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Katy ISD Board of Trustees approved the postponement of the school district's May election until Nov. 3, 2020. Katy ISD Trustee Positions 3, 4 and 5 will be on the ballot and the winners will serve a three-year term.

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District sent an email to parents, staff and community members on Thursday outlining how it is handling news that a 70-year-old man has tested "presumptive positive" for the Coronavirus in Fort Bend County, and that two confirmed cases …

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KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees was aware that paying former Superintendent Lance Hindt two years salary and benefits as severance would result in the district having state funding reduced. The school district says Hindt's separation package…

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WASHINGTON (Covering Katy News) - Local Congressman Pete Olson voted today for $8.3 billion in emergency funding to provide critical funds to mitigate the spread of coronavirus and support efforts to find a vaccine and cure.